Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Claire Lynch Band headlines BBQ Championship & Bluegrass Festival in Worland Aug. 19-20

The Grammy Award-winning Claire Lynch Band (pictured above) headlines the seventh annual Pepsi Wyoming State BBQ Championship and Bluegrass Festival August 19-20, 2011, in Worland.

Other performers include Spring Creek, Left Over Biscuits, and the Mountain Holler Bluegrass Band. Also a jam session.

The festival gets under way on Friday, Aug. 19th at 5:30 p.m. For Friday, the festivities end at 10:30 p.m. On Saturday, August 20th, the event is from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Admission is free.

The event includes the Wyoming State BBQ Championship sanctioned by KCBS. Each year 30-plus BBQ cookers come to compete for this year's prizes totaling over $7,275 (plus trophies and ribbons).


  1. Thanks for putting this information on this blog. I hope folks from Wyoming will come show the Claire Lynch Band our Wyoming Hospitality. We truly believe this is our best line up of entertainment we have had in several years. We look forward to having you all come. This event is ADMISSION FREE so come bring your lawnchair, a blanket and your tapping shoes as we cordially invite you to come to our event in August 19 and 20, 2011. Thanks

  2. I have attended this festival numerous times and it is fabulous!! It is held outside in a grassy area. Lots of fabulous bluegrass bands to listen to and mouth watering BBQ to eat. Check out their website for all the details! Don't miss it!